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overkill

Vox populi An excess of anything
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Overkill is an achievement that blends heart-stopping thrills with deep, believable characters in a stark New Zealand setting.
Poor paleontological visibility would be inevitable." (8) Two more pieces of negative evidence that Martin uses to claim sudden overkill are "the absence of cave paintings of extinct animals in the New World and the lack of ivory carvings such as those found in the mammoth hunter camps of the Don Basin.
If a game performs well, the Swedish company gets additional sales-royalties after the pre-finance amount has been covered for the publisher.Country: SwedenSector: Computer SoftwareTarget: SLG Everscreen AB, Overkill SoftwareBuyer: Starbreeze ABType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Agreed
Anderson said playing too many Twenty20 matches could result in an overkill for supporters if organisers try to adjust the games into the county season.
There was an overkill of sorts with all the girls looking like clones of each other in studded chiffons.
"But in the case of 'The House of the Dead: Overkill', a little puerility was the order of business," added Burroughs of the game, which is published by Sega.
"But with Twenty20 they've got to find a way of not overkilling it - and overkill to me is day on, day off, day on, day off.
"Overkill" is the term Borenstein (Russian / Slavic studies, New York U.) uses to describe the sensationally violent and abnormally graphic sexual nature of entertainment and mass culture in late- and post-Soviet Russia.
Several banking laws coming out of the savings and loan scandals of the late 1980s were savaged by the banking community as overkill; at least one, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act (FDICIA), was commonly sneered at as "the lawyers' full employment act."
CLIMATE change was largely to blame for wiping out many North American mammals more than 10,000 years ago rather than "Blitzkrieg" overkill by humans, new research suggests.
"We lean toward overkill," he says, but adds that his products have to last.
Step 6 may seem like overkill, but this step helps minimize the risk of immediately recontaminating hands.